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Photo Caption for I Survived Harriman.JPG:  Nick A., Josh I., Ryan (me) and Josh W. at Harriman State Park.

I Survived Harriman State Park

On December 17th and 18th, Boy Scout Troop 125 went on a backpacking trip to Harriman State Park, one of our hardest campouts of the…



Green Organizing

By Emily Herrick Reducing our impact on the environment seems to be on everyone’s minds these days. Hopefully, you already recycle as much as possible,…



Bottom Line: Our Food Choices Determine the Health of the Planet

We all know the economy is in a major slump, and a lot of folks are hurting. But we also really need to know that if we don’t clean up our home (Earth), our money matters won’t matter a bit—and that will hurt a whole lot more.



Leave No Trace?

By Laurie Farber Have you heard the adage, “Take only pictures; leave only footprints?” Sometimes, even our footprints are too much. Long Island is blessed…



Indoor Pollutants Part II: Read The Labels

By Alicia Wiltshire Primary to reducing chemical exposure and intake is learning how to read product labels. Every type of product nowadays is trying to…



Indoor Pollutants Part I

The Air We Breathe By Alicia Wiltshire Spring is in the air finally, and with it comes the desire to clean. Clearing away the dust…